LIFT is committed to being a truly inclusive organisation - from our Trustees and team members to our audience and participants. We treat all job applications equally, regardless of race, class, age, disability, gender identity or gender expression, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation or any other equality characteristic.
We particularly encourage applications from groups who are underrepresented in the cultural sector including working class people, disabled people and BAMER.
You will be supported through a structured process, with clear line management support.
You will also receive role specific training and gain an insight into the various methods and activities we use to gain investment, support and reach.
You will work up close and personal with an experienced fundraising and gain wide fundraising experience from the rest of the team.
LIFT is based at Toynbee Studios in East London.
The building and office are fully accessible to wheelchair users.
Paid internship: Development Assistant
This internship gives you an exciting opportunity to work with one of the most ambitious cultural organisations in the UK.
• We ask for the minimum of 21 hours per week. • We offer London Living Wage with this opportunity @ £10.75
• Full day payment of £75.25 = 7 hour day (+ 1 hour unpaid lunch) @ £10.75 per hour
You will play a key role in supporting LIFT’s fundraising efforts for work both within the UK and internationally. The internship will provide an opportunity to develop core fundraising and information management skills through hands on experience and direct and focused mentoring. You will assist the Fundraising and Business development Manager, the Executive Director and Artistic director in building relationships with existing supporters to consolidate and secure income. Your tasks will primarily involve researching donors, funding opportunities and supporting the team to write proposals (these can range in size from £1,000 to £200,000) and compile reports.